Conference «Social Policy and Social Innovation in Healthcare»

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«Social Policy and Social Innovation in Healthcare»

28 & 29 May 2016

P.E.D.A. conference room, 4, Kotsika str., Athens

The social cooperative Anemos Ananeosis / Wind of Renewal, the City of Athens, the Union of Municipalities of Attica (P.E.D.A.) and the Greek Green Cities Network are organising a conference on Social Innovation in Healthcare, focused mainly on in-home health care services. The conference will be held on 28 & 29 May 2016 at P.E.D.A. conference room (4, Kotsika str., Athens). The two-day event is under the auspices of the Hellenic Regulatory Body of Nurses and is organising with the support of the European Commission Representation in Greece and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Athens.

The aims of the conference are:

  • to present the Greek and European reality concerning the social innovation in the health sector, with emphasis on implemented pilot projects in-home health care services
  • to highlight the role of municipal clinics, social clinics and social pharmacies in reforming the current health care system,
  • to debate on the accreditation of social enterprises on health services and in-home health care services,
  • to contribute in the promotion of new approaches, good practices and social investments in actions which combine conventional social policy and social innovation in healthcare.

The conference addresses to the Greek doctors and nurses, the staff of municipal social services, the staff and volunteers of municipal clinics, social clinics and social pharmacies, the civil society organizations, mainly the patient organization, the students of relevant disciplines, as well as to the political and administrative staff of the Ministry of Health.

For registration and more information please contact: , (+30)2103803959



Saturday, 28 May 2016

09.30-10.00         Registration

10.00-10.10         Welcome speech by the President of the Union of Municipalities in Attica Hercules Gotsis

10.10-10.20         Introductory remarks by Aris Peroulakis, Deputy Head, European Commission Representation in Greece

10.20-12.00         Session Α: «Inhome healthcare services and the national health system – specialized actions, pilot projects, local initiatives»

10.20-10.30         Stratis Chatzicharalampous, Representative of the Ministry of Health

10.30-10.40         Athina Kalokairinou, Professor, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

10.40-10.55         Athina Delidaki, Dora Pappa, General Oncology Hospital of Kifisia “Agioi Anargyroi”

10.55-11.05         Spyridoula Tsaroucha, nurse, “Merimna”

11.05-11.15         Dr. Aliki Tserkezoglou, Scientific Director, Galilee Palliative Care Unit

11.15-11.25         Dorothy Garoni, Psychologist-Psychotherapist, KLIMAKA

11.25-12.00         Q&A

Moderation        Savvakis Papadouris, Internist Oncologist, Stratos Tsellas, nurse, General Oncology Hospital of Kifisia “Agioi Anargyroi”

12.00-12.20         Coffee break

12.20-13.30         Session Β: «The European experience in inhome healthcare services and nursing, and community health systems»

12.20-12.35         Representative of European cooperative for in-home healthcare services and nursing (tbc)

12.35-12.50         Dr. Barbara Stiegler, Psychologist, expert in gender equality and in-home health care

12.50-13.05         Helmut Wallrafen, Director of SOZIAL-HOLDING, Municipality of Mönchengladbach, expert in in-home health care

13.05-13.30         Q&A

Moderation        Nikolaos Gavalakis, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Athens

13.30-15.15         Session C: «The role of local authorities and civil society on social innovation in healthcare: the European and Greek experience»

13.30-13.40         Eleftherios Ioannidis, Mayor of Kozani, President of the Greek Green Cities Network

13.40-13.50         Maria Stratigaki, Vice-Mayor of Athens for Social Solidarity, Welfare & Equality

13.50-14.00         Eleni Kantzeli, Vice-Mayor of Agios Demetrios for Social Care

14.00-14.10         Dimitrios Papastergiou, Mayor of Trikkaion

14.10-14.20         Charisis Papageorgopoulos, Executive Healthcare Consultant of Municipality of Zografou

14.20-14.30         Dr. Eliza Ferekidou, University of Athens Medical School, Biologist, Voluntary Program “Health Allies”: Needs assessment of senior citizens – members of Friendship Clubs, of Municipality of Athens

14.30-14.40         Tassos Sapounakis, social policy consultant of the City of Athens, economist – consultant of local authorities

14.40-15.15         Q&A

Moderation        Nikos Chrysogelos, President, Wind of Renewal

15.15–16.05        Light lunch

16.05-17.40         Session D: «The role of the civil society in the social innovation in healthcare »

16.05-16.15         Monika Dendrinou, Representative of the Association of In-home healthcare in Syros (skype)

16.15-16.25         Maria Kataki, Representative of the Annoussakio Foundation, Kissamos Ctete (skype)

16.25-16.35         Ioanna Georgakopoulou, Psychologist, Institute of Mental Health of Children and Adults

16.35-16.45         Avra Panagopoulou, Health Visitor, Head of the Office for Health Protection and Promotion, Municipality of Zografou

16.45-17.00         Achilleas Vassilikopoulos, Yiorgos Kesisoglou, Scientific Association for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support “SYMPLEFSI”

17.00-17.10         Dr Christos Kleisiaris, Assistant Professor in Primary & Home Care Nursing, Nursing Department, Technological Educational Institute of Crete. “Health outcomes and perspectives of using wireless community networks in a community-dwelling population: An example from”

17.10-17.40         Q&A

Moderation        Eleftherios Ioannidis, Mayor of Kozani, President of the Greek Green Cities Network

17.40-18.30         Session Ε: «Social and Green Innovation in Health»

17.40-18.00         Athanasios Atsalis, Sevastanos Moirasgentis, Christos Tourkolias

18.00-18.15         Ioannis Paravantis, Assistant Professor, University of Piraeus

18.15-18.30         Q&A

Moderation        Nikos Chrysogelos, President, Wind of Renewal



Sunday, 29 May 2016

11.00-13.00         Parallel working groups

Working group 1: «The synergies and the role of the central state , the civil society organizations and health personnel on in-home health care services»

Moderation        Stratis Chatzicharalampous, Representative of the Ministry of Health

Working group 2: «Institutional and regulation aspects of the operation of in-home healthcare in Greece»

Moderation        Stratos Tsellas, nurse, General Oncology Hospital of Kifisia “Agioi Anargyroi”

13.00-13.30         Conclusions – Closure

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